Friends and family gathered to remember and celebrate what would have been a murder victims 21st birthday.
Leadgrie Cunningham was stabbed to death in her Decatur home in September of 2008.
On Tuesday, family members and friends released 21 balloons in her memory.
Cunningham's sister was at the memorial with her baby who she named after Leadgrie. Brandon Owens faces charges for Cunningham's murder.
The victim's mother says she hopes for more closure if justice is served.